Atlanta-based shipping and logistics
services supplier UPS has added two on-line services to assist customers with their customs
clearance processes for package shipments.
UPS TradeAbility™ assists international shippers with identification of tariff codes used to
determine customs duties for specific countries; generate duty, tax and transportation cost
estimates; and find compliance information for 34 countries. It is available on www.UPS.com, or the
customer may use Web Services technology to integrate the tool into business applications or a
UPS has enhanced its Quantum ViewSM Manage package visibility service to assist importers
with customs clearance for shipments into countries, audits of cleared shipments to assure correct
classification, and electronic archival of shipment data. The tool now is available in 22 countries
including the United States.